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6 militants killed, IAF commando dies in encounter in J&K's Bandipora

Two Indian Army personnel were also injured in the operation

ANI  |  Bandipora 

Army personnel take positions and moves towards the site where militants were hiding during an encounter at Lachipora in Uri Sector of north Kahsmir. Photo: PTI
File photo | Photo: PTI

One (IAF) Garud personnel lost his life and six terrorists were gunned down on Saturday during an encounter in Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

Two personnel were also injured in the operation, which started earlier in the day. The operation is still underway.

Later on, it was found out that the nephew of the mastermind behind the 26/11 Mumbai attacks-- Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi-- was among the six killed militants.

First Published: Sat, November 18 2017. 20:05 IST